Make a beautiful Quilled Butterfly as a card for a special person. Quilling makes beautiful designs and starting with these easy projects opens the door to more advanced designs.
Step 1: Roll the stomach of the butterfly
Cut a piece of blue quilling paper, roll it into a circular shape;
Pinch the circular item into an oval as pictured and stick the end.
Roll the stomach of the butterfly
Step 2: Add 2 tentacles
Cut 2 short pieces of quilling paper, roll part of the the ends into a circle and stick them to the stomach.
Add 2 tentacles
Step 3: Add the main wings
Cut 3 pieces of quilling paper (with a length about 8cm, 6cm, 4cm), stick them together as the left wing;
Cut a short piece of quilling paper with a length about 6cm, roll part of one end and stick it to the wing as pictured;
Repeat the 2nd step and the 3rd step to make the right ring and stick it to stomach;
Cut 2 pieces of quilling paper with a length about 8cm, roll part of the ends and stick them to the 2 sides of stomach as pictured.
Add the main wings
Step 4: Add other patterns
Cut 4 pieces of quilling paper (with a length about 4cm, 6cm), stick the shorter ones as oval, roll the longer ones as pictured and stick them together, then stick them to the stomach;
Cut 2 pieces of quilling paper, roll them as circular beads and pinch them to oval as pictured, then stick them to the below of the big wing pattern;
Add other patterns
Paint glue on one side of the butterfly and stick it to the quilling card and stick it to the quilling card
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